The FBI has been manufacturing and directing terror plots and criminal rings for decades. But now, reverence for security state agencies reigns.
Trying to ban racial profiling essentially means that via bureaucracy we want to punish people for an unfair decision making process that they make in their subconscious minds.
Confrontation with Russia is in line with a sensationalist media, influenced by neocons, neolibs and flat-out Russia-haters.
How many world leaders under media pressure were willing to admit to making mistakes and then immediately take quick public action to correct them? In modern U.S. history this number seems to be around zero.